Patrick formerly served as staff reporter for Watchdog.org.

Polemical, powerful and provocative: ‘America,’ the movie

By   /  July 4, 2014  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

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A review of Dinesh D’Souza’s new film, America: Imagine a World Without Her.

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Oklahoma ranks 11th in corruption

By   /  July 2, 2014  /  Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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Oklahoma ranked as eleventh most corrupt state in new study. Corruption prevailed during era of one-party rule.

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A funny thing happened on the way to OK’s Republican U.S. Senate primary

By   /  June 23, 2014  /  News, Oklahoma, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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National Tea Party leaders criticized in June 19 letter for support of T.W. Shannon in Oklahoma Senate race.

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Woman battles against biometrics required for Oklahoma driver’s licenses

By   /  June 19, 2014  /  News, Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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A national organization with a history of battling for civic liberties has joined Oklahoman Kaye Beach in litigation against the state Department of Public Safety’s requirements for mandatory biometrics to secure driver’s licenses.

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Fallin signs bill repealing Common Core

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Education, Issues, News, Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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Fallin signs bill repealing Common Core — Gov. Mary Fallin on June 5 repealed the state’s controversial Common Core curriculum.

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Oklahoma budget games: Less is more, more or less

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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By Patrick B. McGuigan | Oklahoma Watchdog OKLAHOMA CITY — If analysts on the right and the left are to be believed, the Oklahoma Legislature managed to produce a state budget for the coming year that is both dishonest and impenetrable. Jonathan Small, fiscal vice president at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, a free-market think […]

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